Open Election Thread

The GOP has recaptured the house, in what (anti-choice! and anti-gay! not that THAT has any relevance, ahem) Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine describes as "a message that change has not happened fast enough."

"Victories Suggest Wider Appeal of Tea Party" says the New York Times, which the Democrats should be reading as: "Victories Suggest Widespread Disillusionment with Republican-Light Policies, and, Hey, Don't a Lot of Those Tea Partiers Show Up in Videos Actually LIKING Medicare and Social Security, Which Suggests They're Really in Favor of MORE PROGRESSIVE Policies, and Are Really Just Enamored With a Movement That Appeals to Their Sense of Frustration, Irrespective of the Actual Policy Positions, So Maybe We Should MOVE FUCKING LEFT FOR A CHANGE?!"

Naturally, they will not read it that way. Right, Evan Bayh?

Have at it.

UPDATE: Greg Mitchell's got a shit-ton of good election links here.

[H/T for Kaine quote to Shaker Kevin Wolf.]

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